Children and Families Action Network (CFAN) – A Division of Family and Youth
Short Description
Children & Families Action Network (CFAN) promotes mission-based advocacy to increase civic engagement, encourage community wide collaboration, and serve as a catalyst for system changes in public policy on behalf of children, families, and communities. CFAN is a resource to the children and family serving sector, community leaders, and local, state and congressional officials. CFAN provides leadership in advocacy education for organizations and individuals who work to improve quality of life in communities.
Phone
337-436-9533
Address
220 Louie Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Children’s Advocacy Center – A Division of Family and Youth
Short Description
The Children’s Advocacy Center is a child-friendly facility designed to coordinate services for children who have been reported as sexually or severely physically abused. Designed and managed to reduce the effects of trauma, the Center’s comfortable environment and well-trained staff work together with area prosecutors, law enforcement agents, social service workers, therapists, victim advocates and medical professionals to investigate child abuse allegations. Referrals come from law enforcement and child protection only.
Phone
337-436-9533
Address
220 Louie Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) – A Division of Family and Youth
Listing Category
Short Description
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) are volunteers who speak in court for a child’s best interest. Judges appoint a CASA volunteer to an abused or neglected child who has been removed from his or her home. The CASA volunteer helps to ensure that the child receives appropriate care and services, whether from a foster home or relative’s home while he or she is in the court system. Volunteers are trained and supported by the CASA staff.
Phone
337-436-9533
Address
220 Louie Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Family and Youth Counseling
Short Description
Provides affordable and professional family services to people of Southwest Louisiana through programs and services dedicated to advocacy, counseling, and education.
Phone
337-436-9533
Address
220 Louie Street
Lake Charles, La 70601
Human Services Response Institute (HSRI) – A Division of Family and Youth
Short Description
Since its formation, HSRI has worked on behalf of children & families, as well as businesses & industries, affected by the changing environment. HSRI’s organized system enables it to proactively address emerging human needs and improve the area’s quality of life, identifying and responding to community challenges brought about by growth and change.
Phone
337-436-9533
Address
220 Louie Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Shannon Cox Counseling Center – A Division of Family and Youth
Short Description
The Shannon Cox Counseling Center’s licensed and professionally credentialed clinicians and para-professionals provide a wide range of constructive and life-changing services in the form of counseling, consultation and education to benefit individuals, couples and families in Southwest Louisiana. Based on the belief that all individuals possess the ability to solve their own challenges and live a healthy life when support is available, counselors and engagement specialists utilize a strength-based, client-directed and outcome-informed approach. The overriding goal is to support and encourage the development of greater well-being.
Phone
337-436-9533
Address
220 Louie Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601
The Leadership Center for Youth – A Division of Family and Youth
Short Description
The Leadership Center for Youth provides guidance, leadership development, career exploration, and civic engagement opportunities to facilitate the youth’s success and involvement in the community. Committed to shaping today’s youth into strong leaders for tomorrow, The Leadership Center provides opportunities for positive youth development.
Phone
337-436-9533
Address
220 Louie Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Listing Category
Short Description
CADA - Adolescent Treatment Center provides high-quality, affordable addiction treatment for adolescents ages of 12 to 17.
Phone
(318) 222-8511
Address
2000 Fairfield Ave
Shreveport, LA 71104
Short Description
9:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m. / Monday – Friday
A free pregnancy test is completed. While she waits on her results, a video is shown on pregnancy, fetal development, pregnancy termination and her alternatives. Afterwards, the client advocate enters into discussion regarding the outcome of the pregnancy test, alternatives and her individual needs and concerns. The woman then decides on her options and her client advocate provides the appropriate follow-up.
Phone
(337) 433-2797
Address
510 W. 18th Street
Lake Charles, La 70601
Listing Title
Short Description
Classes will meet 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
This program offers: Free advanced level NCCER craft training in electrical, pipefitting and welding. Payment of a student stipend ($50.00 per day for an 8-hour day). Receipt of basic tools upon graduation. Job coaching to graduates' job seeking and keeping skills.
Phone
(337) 882-0204
Address
222 Walcott Road
Westlake, La 70669